Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Vista Campus
Company: Santa Rosa Community Health
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: September 22, 2022
As a member of the Patient Centered Medical Home Team, the
Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, under the clinical
supervision of the Medical Director, assists in creating
partnerships between individual patients seeking care at the Santa
Rosa Community Health and the providers by delivering excellent,
comprehensive primary health care, prevention, and health
education. (The activities of the Family Nurse Practitioner shall
be in accordance with the FNP regulations as contained in Title 16,
Division 13.8 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), as
issued by the Family Nurse Practitioner Examining Committee.)
Duties and Responsibilities Creates an ongoing relationship with
each patient by taking complete medical history, performing
physical exams and making an assessment and diagnosis on adult and
pediatric patients; initiating, reviewing, and revising treatment
and therapy plans, as described in section 1399.541 CCR.
Maintains adequate documentation of all patients seen, including
follow-up and referral in the electronic medical record.
Manages the stable phases of chronic illnesses in consultation with
the attending physician or Medical Director as needed.
Orders and interprets laboratory reports and diagnostic imaging
May manage uncomplicated prenatal patients, complicated pregnancies
when working under close physician supervision, and postpartum
follow-up for mother and child.
Assesses mental health and provides for treatment as needed in
individuals and families.
Coordinates health management with physicians and other
Assures quality and safety by a care planning process,
evidence-based medicine, and active participation of patients in
Recognizes emerging community health problems and helps initiate
appropriate interventions through community action.
May provide continuity of care through periodic home visits to
bed-ridden and other patients.
Meets with the Medical Director or Attending Physician on a regular
basis to review charting and medical care provided.
Seeks consultation on any difficult patient as described in the
mid-level protocols in the Medical Administrative protocols Manual
Participates in ongoing training. Education Current unrestricted
California license as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician
Assistant Experience At least two years experience in a community
health center setting preferred.
Ability to work independently with physician telephone backup.
Knowledge and Skills Current CPR certification
Demonstrated proficiency with all tasks on the most current FNP/PA
Fluency in Spanish and English (speak, read, and write) preferred,
but not required.
Demonstrates knowledge of compliance issues within the community
Demonstrates a willingness to report any incident that is unusual
or incompatible with accepted clinic procedures.
Complies with HIPAA policies
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to be sensitive with
persons of various social, cultural, economic and educational
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook,
Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize projects,
work relatively independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills. Physical
Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, this
position is frequently required to do the following: Use standard
office equipment and access, input, and retrieve information from a
computer. Use computer keyboard with manual and finger dexterity
and wrist-finger speed sufficient to perform repetitive actions
efficiently for extended periods of time.
Communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner
which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking,
including a diverse population.
Give and follow verbal and written instructions with attention to
detail and accuracy.
Perform complex mental functions and basic arithmetic functions;
interpret complex laws, regulations, and policies; collect,
interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information.
Vision: see details of objects at close range.
Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
Reach forward, up, down, and to the side
Sit or stand for minimum periods of one hour at a time and come and
go from the work area repeatedly throughout the day.
Lift up to 20 pounds.
Travel to other office and community locations.
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